Education

Medical School
Texas Tech University Health Science Center (2004)
Residency
University of California, Los Angeles (2007), Pediatrics
Fellowship
University of California, Los Angeles (2010), Pediatric Hematology/oncology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Research Interest

    • Graft-versus-host disease
    • Hematopoiesis
    • Transplantation in bone marrow failure syndromes

    Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Activation of HIF-1a and LL-37 by commensal bacteria inhibits Candida albicans colonization.
    Fan D, Coughlin LA, Neubauer MM, Kim J, Kim MS, Zhan X, Simms-Waldrip TR, Xie Y, Hooper LV, Koh AY Nat. Med. 2015 Jun
    Invasive fungal infections in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.
    Simms-Waldrip T, Rosen G, Nielsen-Saines K, Ikeda A, Brown B, Moore T Infect Dis (Lond) 2015 Apr 47 4 218-24
    Nasal Endoscopy in the evaluation of prolonged febrile events in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Aquino V, Holmes S, Olivarez K, DeMasi J, Simms-Waldrip TR, Koh AY, Siegel J Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2015 Feb 21 2 S242?S243
    Incidence and outcome of rhinovirus in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    DeMasi J, Aquino V, Simms-Waldrip TR, Koh AY, Holmes S. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2015 Feb 21 2 S248
    Dramatic response to rituximab in a child with severe cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia arising after allogeneic hematopoietic SCT.
    Simms-Waldrip T, Ikeda A, Goldfinger D, Moore T, Yuan S Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010 Jan 45 1 201-2
    The aggresome pathway as a target for therapy in hematologic malignancies.
    Simms-Waldrip T, Rodriguez-Gonzalez A, Lin T, Ikeda AK, Fu C, Sakamoto KM Mol. Genet. Metab. 2008 Jul 94 3 283-6
    Role of the aggresome pathway in cancer: targeting histone deacetylase 6-dependent protein degradation.
    Rodriguez-Gonzalez A, Lin T, Ikeda AK, Simms-Waldrip T, Fu C, Sakamoto KM Cancer Res. 2008 Apr 68 8 2557-60
    FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3 in normal hematopoiesis and acute myeloid leukemia.
    Parcells BW, Ikeda AK, Simms-Waldrip T, Moore TB, Sakamoto KM Stem Cells 2006 May 24 5 1174-84

    Honors & Awards

    • ASBMT Clinical Research Training Scholar
      (2011)
    • NIH T32 Developmental Hematology Training Grant
      (2008)
    • AAP Resident Research Grant
      (2006)
    • Magna Cum Laude, Texas Christian University
      (2000)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2010)
    • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (2009-2012)